League Statements & Reports



LWVTN Comments on TennCare III

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Gov. Lee, we urge you to keep our children safe in their return to school

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LWV Testimony on Progress of TennCare III

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League Joins Group Seeking to Protect Open Courts in TN

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LWTN Suggestions on Upcoming Elections 

Read the League's Letter to Secretary of State Tre Hargett 


There is a Better Way to Improve Voter Registration Drives than Criminal Penalties Coalition of National and State Organizations Condemns Proposed Voter Suppression Measure in Tennessee

Read the Op Ed by Marian Ott, League of Women Voters of Tenneseee, President


Coalition of National and State Organizations Condemns Proposed Voter Suppression Measure in Tennessee

Read the Joint Letter


LWVTN Joint Letter Commenting on Medicaid Block Grants

Read the League's Letter to Governor Bill Lee, Lt. Governor Randy McNally & Speaker Glen Casada


LWVTN Comments on Waiver Amendment 38 - TennCare Workforce Requirements

Read the League's Letter to Secretary Alex M. Azar II, United States Department of Health and Human Services


LWVTN Opposses SB1407/HB0658 Community Oversight Board

Read the League's Letter to Senator Mike Bell

Read the League's Letter to Representative Michael G. Curcio


LWVTN Supports SB0735/HB0878 Use of Last 4 of Social Security Numbers on Absentee Ballots

Read the League's Letter to Senator Ferrell Haile

Read the League's Letter to Representative Vincent Dixie


LWVTN Opposes SB0990/HB1183 Mandating Nonpartisan Elections in Shelby and Davidson Counties

Read the League's Letter to Senator John Stevens

Read the League's Letter to Representative Tom Leatherwood


Draft Code of Conduct for County Election Commission Members

Read the League's Letter to Mark Goins, Coordinator of Elections


Thank you former Speaker of the House, Representative Beth Harwell

Read the League's Letter


LWV of Tennessee requests delay in Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation public record policy hearing

Read the League's Letter to Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation


LWV of Tennessee testifies that a process is needed to exempt a record from the public

Read the League's Testimony


LWVTN HAS SERIOUS CONCERNS WITH TENNCARE WORK REQUIREMENTS

Read the League's Letter to TennCare


LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS COMMENDS THE 2016 TENNESSEE ELECTION PROCESS

Read the LWVTN statement on the 2016 Tennessee Election Process


NOVEMBER 2016 LWVTN POLL WATCHING REPORT

The League of Women Voters of Tennessee (LWVTN) had poll watchers during early voting as well as on Election Day. League poll watchers were at urban, suburban, and rural counties during early voting and on Election Day. Overall, LWVTN poll watchers reported well-run polling places with professional, friendly, and customer/voter-oriented poll workers. No systematic problems were reported.

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LAW ENFORCEMENT BODY CAMERAS

Response to Survey Regarding Law Enforcement Body Cameras

The League of Women Voters of Tennessee does not have a position on whether law enforcement should use body cameras. In general the League believes that if body cameras are used as a tool of law enforcement that there needs to be a careful balancing of citizens' right to know about their government and their right to privacy.

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LETTER TO OPEN RECORDS COUNSEL: PROPOSED BEST PRACTICES & GUIDELINES AND MODEL PUBLIC RECORDS POLICY

Read the LWVTN Comments on Proposed Best Practices & Guidelines and Model Public Records Policy


 

LWVTN Comments on Health Care Reform Implementation

LWVTN Letter to Gov. Haslam -- November 23, 2012